WALDO, Maine — The Maine Grass Farmers Network (MGFN) annual grazing conference is scheduled for March 18, 8:30 a.m.–3:30 p.m., at the Kennebec Valley Community College Alfond Campus, Route 201 N/Skowhegan Road, Hinckley.
The morning keynote address will be given by Utah State University faculty emeritus Fred Provenza, a wildlife biologist and grazing behavior specialist. Veterinarian and author Hue Karreman from the University of Pennsylvania, who specializes in dairy cows, will be presenting the afternoon keynote address with his partner Suzanne Nelson, owner-operator of Reverence Farms, Saxapahaw, North Carolina.
Cost is $60 for MGFN and MBPA members, $75 each/$25 for additional nonmembers. Lunch is included. Registration and more information is online. For more information or to request a disability accommodation, call University of Maine Cooperative Extension in Waldo County, 207.342.5971 or 800.287.1426 (in Maine).
MGFN is supported by UMaine Extension, the Maine Organic Farmers and Gardeners Association (MOFGA), the Natural Resources Conservation Service, and the Maine Department of Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry.
—University of Maine Cooperative Extension
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